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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 43-40L1000 300 000 343
Houston Astros 49-39W1011 021 24x 11120
Date of Game:  Tuesday, July 18, 1972
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Roger Metzger - 4 runs scored
  • Moe Drabowsky - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Lou Brocklf33.030310010.32583160823034
    Luis Melendezcf22.341411001.240641733150
    Matty Alourf33.208310010.3147613883229
    Joe Torre3b32.000300002.30281155710493
    Ted Simmonsc22.343301310.286793017500
    Donn Clendenon1b37.003401000.193511302481
    Ed Crosby2b23.053300002.233671050151
    Dal Maxvillss33.150201011.2436811681160
    Reggie Clevelandp24.056200001.2131969050
        Ted Sizemoreph27.094100000.259574471151
        Moe Drabowskyp36.363000000.00024555000
        Tony Cloningerp31.339000000.00016344000
        Joe Grzendap35.040000000.00020209000
    Totals: 2834347.1437059226 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Roger Metzgerss24.282541001.2058823412112
    Cesar Cedenocf21.143513200.35174319113625
        Norm Millerpr-cf26.163010000.241434433101
    Jimmy Wynnrf30.128501301.27580119716518
    Lee May1b29.117511203.2888484420622
    Bob Watsonlf26.099422001.3088838011541
    Johnny Edwardsc34.038411002.2446412934240
    Jimmy Stewart3b33.037100110.20846691080
        Doug Rader3b27.353100001.2378766014543
    Tommy Helms2b31.074311100.250759255351
    Jerry Reussp23.029402001.1461770010
    Totals: 3711129110.3247467056 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Johnny Edwards (11), Ted Simmons (19), Jimmy Wynn (15)
    HR:  Cesar Cedeno (11), Lee May (20)
    RBIs:  Cesar Cedeno 2 (36), Tommy Helms (35), Lee May 2 (62), Ted Simmons 3 (50), Jimmy Stewart (8), Jimmy Wynn 3 (51)
    SB:  Roger Metzger (12)
    SF:  Tommy Helms (6), Jimmy Stewart (3)
    GDP:  Donn Clendenon (6)

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Reggie Cleveland  (L 11-5)24.05667541513.131.150001970
    Moe Drabowsky36.3631.23520413.001.5700024567
    Tony Cloninger31.33901110004.851.8100016343
    Joe Grzenda35.0400.11000104.681.6800020209
    Pitching Totals:8121171102 000791189

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Jerry Reuss  (W 6-8)23.02994334703.901.270001774
    Pitching Totals:9433470 0001774

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Moe Drabowsky; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Reggie Cleveland 0-0-0;  Moe Drabowsky 0-0-0;  Tony Cloninger 0-0-0;  Joe Grzenda 0-0-0;  Jerry Reuss 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Reggie Cleveland 27;  Moe Drabowsky 10;  Tony Cloninger 1;  Joe Grzenda 2;  Jerry Reuss 33; 
    Time of Game:  2:14    Attendance:  20,944
    Umpires:   Home:   Paul Pryor  1B  Ed Vargo  2B  Harry Wendelstedt  3B  Jerry Dale 

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